Efficiency and renewables

Why were early electric cars market failures?

19 October, 2021

Why did American car manufacturers choose gasoline cars instead of electric vehicles in the early 20th century?


How wind energy can reduce global warming

12 October, 2021

Implementation of wind energy technology could help to reduce global warming atmospheric temperatures, research suggests.


More support for renewable microgrids

06 October, 2021

More than $2 million has been awarded by the federal government to Charles Darwin University (CDU) to establish a Renewable Energy Microgrid Hub.


ABB Terra 360 all-in-one electric vehicle charger

06 October, 2021 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The ABB Terra 360 all-in-one electric vehicle charger is a modular charger which can simultaneously charge up to four vehicles with dynamic power distribution.


SolarEdge Synergy Inverters

05 October, 2021 | Supplied by: SolarEdge Technologies Inc.

The SolarEdge Synergy Inverters are three-phase commercial inverters designed for for rooftop, ground mount and carport applications.


Gradual transition to EV is key: study

30 September, 2021

A new study from Kyushu University suggests that a fast transition to electric vehicles may not be the best option.


School smart light upgrades a boost for tradies

29 September, 2021

The NSW Government has said that its lighting upgrade program for public schools will also support tradies as they recover from the pandemic.


Generating solar power with windows

23 September, 2021

Research from the University of Michigan may pave the way for windows that can provide solar power.


Safer solar after industry review

21 September, 2021

A Clean Energy Regulator review into the solar sector will result in a safer, more level playing field, according to NECA.


Legal challenge to Vic's electric vehicle tax

21 September, 2021

A case has been filed by two drivers against the controversial electric vehicle tax in Victoria.


ICT emissions worse than previously thought

20 September, 2021

Previous calculations that ICT is responsible for 1.8–2.8% of the world's greenhouse emissions may be wrong, according to research.


Using wooden floors to power LED lightbulbs

17 September, 2021

Researchers from Switzerland have found that walking on wooden floorings could generate enough power to switch on LED lightbulbs.


Fleet charging infrastructure: the new revenue frontier

07 September, 2021 by Sean Stove, Transport Segment Lead, ABB Australia | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

What are the two leading reasons for commercial fleet operators to go electric?


AI and the grid: securely integrating renewable energy

06 September, 2021 by Amy Steed

As Australia looks to design an energy grid that is fit for the future, finding the best ways to integrate renewable power sources is high on the agenda.


Renewables driving National Electricity Market

01 September, 2021

Renewables are now playing a big part in ensuring a reliable supply of electricity in the National Electricity Market (NEM).


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